Gardening Tips

Overview seeds

Henny’s seeds, March 2011

*: transplant from ‘koude bak’ or garden 17 or from your own seed-bed

Most seeds I can share; ask me when you see me in the gardem, or mail: h.kramers-pals@utwente.nl

naam

earliest

month

last month

transplant?

remarks

amaranth (Chinese spinach)

3

7

*

25x5, first in seedbed

grows again after cutting leaves

basil, bolloso Napoletano

4

7

*

10x10, sow at temperatures above 10o

basil, dark opal

4

5

*

20x10, spicy

basil, lettuce leaved

3

7

*

15x15

basilicum, cinnamon

5

6

*

20x30

beans, bush, dwarf, Tavera

5

7


50x10, warm; do not allow soil to dry out but keep leaves dry

beans, bush, Purple Queen

5

7


50x10, warm; do not allow soil to dry out but keep leaves dry

beans, pole, ‘spekbonen'

5

6


presoak beans 2 hours; plant 8 beans 3 cm deep around 1 pole.

beet, red, cylindra

4

7

*

20x7, thin; thinnings can be transplanted

beet, red, kogel

4

7

*

20x7, thin; thinnings can be transplanted

cabbage, Chinese

7

8

*

40x30, harvest starts in October

carrot, Purple Haze

3

5


25x5

carrot, summer, A’damse Bak

2

6


20x5, keep soil moist when they grow; add ’kali’

carrot, summer, Parano F1

2

6


20x5, keep soil moist when they grow;

add ’kali’

carrot, winter, Flakkeese 2 Flakko

4

5


40x5, sow thinly in loose soil , keep soil moist when they grow, add ’kali’

carrot, winter, St. Valéry

4

5


40x5, sow thinly in loose soil, keep soil moist when they grow, add ‘kali”

celery (herb)

4

7


25x5

chard, green, Lucullus

3

8


35x30

grows again after cutting leaves

chard, red, rhubarb chard

3

8


25x10, water weekly, twice weekly in hot weather.Grows again after cutting leaves

cima di rapa (broccoletti)

4

8

*

1 cm deep, thin, thinnings can be transplanted

coriander

4

9

*

30x25

corn salad, Noordhollandse

4

8


15x15

cress, garden

4

9



cress, winter (perennial)

3

8


survives light winter frosts

dill

4

6

*

30x30, sow often

endive, Breedband Volhart Winter

6

7

*

30x30 survives light winter frosts

endive, curly, St. Laurent

5

6

*

30x30

endive, early, nr. vijf 2

5

7

*

30x30

fennel

4

5


40x25; grond vochtig

garlic

3

4


20x5

kale, Dutch (Westland)

5

7

*

75x50, late; survives light winter frosts

kale, Italian (Tuscany)

5

7

*

20x20, early

leaf chicory, green, red speckles

radicchio di Castelfranco

6

8

*

30x25

grows again after winter frosts

leaf chicory, red heads

radicchio, orchidea rossa

7

9

*

15x15; thinnings can be transpanted

grows again after winter frosts

leaf chicory, red heads with white veins

radicchio palla rossa precoce

6

8

*

10x15; thinnings can be transpanted

grows again after winter frosts

leaf chicory, white/red

radicchio, rossa di Treviso

5

8

*

5x15; thinnings can be transpanted

grows again after winter frosts

leek, autumn giants

3

4

*

sow thinly in very loose soil; later in furrows, 40x15; survives light winter frosts

leek, winter

4

4

*

sow thinly in very losse soil, 40x15; survives winter frosts, continued growing in early spring

lettuce (Romaine)

3

7

*

30x30; sow either early or late

lettuce, curly, Lollo rossa

4

8


25x25

grows again after cutting leaves

lettuce, for cutting

3

8


40x30 or close together

grows again after cutting leaves

lettuce, for cutting, red curly leaves

3

8


30x30

grows again after cutting leaves

lettuce, head, Meikoningin

3

8

*

30x30;keep soil moist and open

lettuce, head, Milan

3

8

*

30x30; keep soil moist and open

lettuce, head, red (Spanish)

3

8

*

transplant at 10 degrees or higher

lettuce, head, Wonder der 4 jaargetijden

3

7

*

30x25, keep soil moist and open

lettuce, head, Zwart Duits

4

7

*

30x30; keep soil moist and open

lettuce, iceberg, Batavia de Pierre Benite, French

4

7

*

25x30; keep soil moist and open

lettuce, iceberg, frisée, Frans

3

7

*

25x30; keep soil moist and open

lettuce, iceberg, Great Lakes

3

7

*

40x40; keep soil moist and open

lettuce, iceberg, Rouge Grenobloise

3

7

*

sow in lines, distance 20 cm; transplant 40x40; keep soil moist and open

lettuce, mix, mesclun

4

8


25 cm between lines;

grows again after cutting leaves

mizuna (Japanese salad, xiu cai)

4

8


25x40 grows again after cutting leaves

onion, red or yellow

3

4


35x5

onion, spring

3

4


20x5

paksoi (taisai)

7

8

*

distance between lines 30 cm, thin till 25 cm; thinnings can be transpanted

parsley root

4

4


distance between lines 25 cm, thin till 12 cm distance between plants

parsley, Dutch (Amsterdam)

3

6


20x10, needs a lot of moisture

parsley, Italian

3

9


sow thinly, 1,5 cm deep

parsnip, Guernsey

4

5


40x15, keep soil moist

survives light winter frosts

radish, black

7

8


30x15

radish, Breakfast 2 Lanquette

3

8


distance between lines 10 cm

radish, Spanish

3

6


distance between lines 15 cm

rocket

3 or 8

4 or 9


grows again after cutting leaves

rocket, wild

3

4


8-9 kan ook, voor oogst in voorjaar

grows again after cutting leaves

sage

4

7


25x25, eerst op zaaibed

shallot

3

4


20x4

snow peas, Heraut

4

5


80x3,5, 150 cm high

snow peas, Oregon Sugar Pod

4

5


100x10, 70 cm high, big pods

snow peas, red flowers, grey

3

5


150x5, 90 cm high

spinach, New Zealand

4

5

*

soak seed 1 day, sow in pots, transplantg a month later. 60x60; grow preferably on vertical frame

spinach, Turkish

4

7


lines 25 cm, thin

turnip tops

3

6


lines 20 cm, sow thinly, about 1 cm deep

turnips (French)

7

8


lines 20, thin, distance 10 cm

cress, water

4

7


20x20 (tranplant), needs shade & running water

zucchini, di Sarzana

3

5

*

60x60, transplant at 15o or higher

zucchini, rotund, Nice

4

6


60x60, transplanting not recommended






flowers





aster, Callistephus chinensis

4

5

*

25x25

aster, summer

5

5

*

thin or transplant, 40x40

carnation, Chinese

5

6

*

20x20, transplant when plants are 10 cm

celosia (hanekam)

4


*

30-35 cm; sunny, sheltered

dahlia

4

4



everlasting flowers, English and Spanish

4


*


scabiosa

3


*

25x25

summer flowers, mixture

5




zinnia, dwarf

3


*

20x20